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Here's why online social networks are bad for humanity, the nerds who helped build them tut-tut

Charles 9 Silver badge

"Don't try that pathetic lame excuse, there are any number of better ways of properly being touch with people you care about. Not one facebook function could do this better than other ways."

It's not an excuse for many. For some, any other form of communication can be expensive and/or unreliable, but Facebook is dirt cheat for them (even cheaper than the cell phones rates they ride on).

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